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Senate Democrats have been in the forefront of efforts to address exposure to lead Harrisburg – Sept. 1, 2017 – State Sen. Vincent J. Hughes and Senate Democrats applauded Gov. Tom Wolf’s support of universal testing of children under the age of 2 to determine their...read more
Harrisburg – July 19, 2017 – State Senator Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Representative Frank Dermody (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today issued the following statement in reaction to the House Republican leadership’s continuing refusal to call the House into session to...read more
Harrisburg – June 26, 2017 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) issued the following statement after the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) acted today to move the Mon-Fayette Expressway project as a part of the 2017-2020 Transportation...read more
Senator Jay Costa’s Electric Choice ForumLearn about the Pennsylvania Utility Commission and how to shop for electricity through PA Power Switch.
Senator Jay Costa and Lt. Gov. Mike Stack Host Pathway to PardonsLearn about the pardons process and other processes that could allow you to keep a record of a non-violent crime from getting in the way of your ability to get a job or take advantage of other opportunities.
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Pennsylvania Legislative Arts and Culture Caucus
The Pennsylvania Arts and Culture Caucus, a bi-cameral, bi-partisan caucus, was established in October 2012 with the purpose of providing caucus members access to the latest research, education and policy developments on arts and culture. Additionally we support caucus members in their efforts to draft and pass legislation that advances arts, culture, and tourism in the Commonwealth.